Compiled by Sara E. Lewis
From an index to the Virginia Gazette, produced in 1950 by Lester J. Cappon and Stella F. Duff of the Institute of Early American History and Culture (Omohundro Institute) with additional Gloucester (including Kingston Parish) material not captured by the indexers. Annual lists of world events put local listings in context. Please review primary source material before citing.

Friday, June 11, 2010

February 1, 1740 - Jones, Tillidge, Cox, Harding

We hear from Gloucester County, That the Rev. Mr. Immanuel Jones, Minister of Petsworth Parish, died there this Week, in an advanc’d Age. He has been many Years Minister of that Parish, where he discharg’d the Duties of his Function, in such a Manner as render’d him beloved by his Parishioners, and now as greatly lamented.


Clear’d out of York River.
January 21. Snow John and Mary, of Virginia, Richard Tillidge, Master, for Bristol, with 221 Hogsheads of Tobacco, 2750 Staves and Heading, and 22 Tons of Iron.
January 30. Sloop Dove, of Bermuda, William Cox, Master, for Bermuda, with 1570 Bushels of Corn, and 3200 Pounds of Pork.


THE Ship Duke of Cumberland, William Harding, Master, from London, arrived in Rappahannock River, the 18th of this Instant, and will come into York River, in about 10 or 12 Days, to take in her Loading. She is a prime Sailor, mounted with 16 Guns and well mann’d. All Gentlemen who are dispos’d to consign their Tobacco to Mr. John Hanbury, Merchant, in London, may apply to the said Master, who will be ready to receive their Orders, for the same Freight, as any 5 or 6 Ships in York River shall take for this ensuing Year.